Speaker Bio:  

Mr. Alok Chaturvedi
COO & Publisher, SiliconIndia.com, SiliconIndia
Alok Chaturvedi, 39 years, is the Chief Operating Officer of SiliconIndia.com. He has over 15 years experience in management, sales and finance. He is having Bachelor Degree & also Degree in Chartered Accountant. Alok was country head of SiliconIndia US from 1999 to 2008 & had set up the India office and managed all operations and sales from India for US company. He also served as publisher of SmartTechie magazine for 5 years, which was one of the widest circulating magazines amongst the techies in India. Since 2008, as founding employee of SiliconIndia.com, Alok oversees the operations and finance of the company. He is also responsible for driving sales for online. His strong leadership and motivational skills in training over 150 sales people has resulted in superior individual and group performance. Under his leadership, the sales of the organization grew year-on-year revenue by 40 percent contributed by the newly introduced online products. His effort has brought the company to being profitable & cash flow positive and has made it ready for expansion. A down-to-earth person, Alok has a passion for building up teams to do all the functions of company.Alok is no doubt a people&rsquot;s manager and he believes that the team plays a crucial role in the success of an organization.
Mr.Virupakshi Pattar
VP-Sales & Marketing, SiliconIndia
A dynamic and result oriented professional with 14 years of extensive experience in sales, branding, product marketing, & marketing excellence with profit accountability. Demonstrated abilities in communication; image building; brand positioning; Demand Generation; media planning; cultivating and managing client/customer relationships. An Out-Of-The-Box thinker with skills in devising effective strategies for escalating sales turnovers in highly competitive market environments. Insightful experience across, Product Knowledge, Expertise across strong business acumen with skills to drive new business through conceptualizing Product strategies etc. Exceptionally well organized with a track record that demonstrates self motivation, creativity, and initiative to achieve both personal & corporate.
Head of Civil Engineering Department, M.I.T., Pune
Dr. Sunil Sudhakar Pimplikar has 24 years of rich experience in teaching. He has obtained B.E in Civil engineering, M.E in Civil Construction & Management, PhD in Transportation Engineering from Pune University. He has also held various positions in industry as Junior Engineer in G.L.Kulkarni & Consultants and Site Engineer in Rajyog Construction. He has guided a number of Post Graduate Projects. He has done many consultancy activities as well. He also has many contributions in the journals. He has attended many conferences, Workshops. He was awarded Ideal Teacher by Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research.
Senior Director, Head – Pune Office, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
Saurabh Shatdal is a Senior Director with CBRE’s operations in India. He is responsible for managing the Pune as well as Ahmedabad offices, in addition to spearheading the transactions Management division for both locations. Having handled diverse assignments and large teams, over a period of 16 years in real estate sales / leasing, hospitality and sales, Saurabh has honed necessary skills through the years and is always enthusiastic about learning more. People management comes central to his plan, and has been wellembedded in his work ethics and credo. His work philosophy rests on relationship management being the bed rock of a successful business. In his previous role as the Regional Head of Western India’s office leasing team for Cushman & Wakefield, Saurabh executed client mandated transactions in all major markets of West India, namely Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Gujarat and Goa. He was also involved in a wide array of other assignments and closed an appreciable quantum of transactions. Saurabh holds a green belt in Six Sigma, and a Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM Pusa, New Delhi.